Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. v City of Swan

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
JudgeFrench CJ,Gummow,Hayne,Kiefel JJ,Heydon J
Judgment Date14 April 2010
Neutral Citation2010-0414 HCA A,[2010] HCA 11
Date14 April 2010
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15 cases
  • Tran v Commonwealth
    • Australia
    • Full Federal Court (Australia)
    • Invalid date
  • Mighty River International Ltd v Hughes; Mighty River International Ltd v Mineral Resources Ltd
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 12 September 2018
    ...Memorandum at [21]. 8 Australian Law Reform Commission, General Insolvency Inquiry, Report No 45, (1988), vol 1 at 49 [97]. 9 (2010) 240 CLR 509 at 521 [31]–[32]; [2010] HCA 10 Australia, House of Representatives, Parliamentary Debates (Hansard), 3 November 1992 at 2404; Australia, House of......
  • Re SPhinX Group
    • Cayman Islands
    • Grand Court (Cayman Islands)
    • 5 May 2010
    ...(2009), 179 FCR 243; 260 ALR 199; [2009] FCAFC 130; further proceedings, sub nom. Lehman Bros. Holdings Inc. v. City of SwanUNK(2010), 240 CLR 509; 265 ALR 1; [2010] HCA 11, considered. (2) Fowler v. LindholmUNK(2009), 178 FCR 563; 259 ALR 298; [2009] FCAFC 125, applied. (3) Glendale Land D......
  • Re La Seda de Barcelona SA
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • 26 May 2010
    ...J in T&N Limited (No. 3) [2007] 1 BCLC 563. I have also been taken to the decision of the Court of Appeal in Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (in administration) [2009] EWCA Civ 1161 and the reference therein to a number of relevant Australian authorities. 16 Miss Bryant has analysed ......
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1 firm's commentaries
  • Restructuring & Insolvency Comparative Guide
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 21 May 2020
    ...under administration are not authorised (Lehman Bros Holdings Inc v City of Swan; Lehman Bros Asia Holdings Ltd (in liq) v City of Swan (2010) 240 CLR 509). Accordingly, a DOCA cannot be used to extinguish claims against non-debtor parties. However, schemes can be used to release claims aga......
3 books & journal articles
  • The Constitution and the Substantive Principles of Judicial Review: The Full Scope of the Entrenched Minimum Provision of Judicial Review
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 39-3, September 2011
    • 1 September 2011
    ...Coco v The Queen (1994) 179 CLR 427, 437 (Mason CJ, Brennan, Gaudron and McHugh JJ) ('Coco'). 170 Lehman Brothers Inc v City of Swan (2010) 240 CLR 509, 531 (Heydon J). 171 Electrolux Home Produ cts Pty Ltd v Australian Workers' Union (2004) 211 CLR 309, 329 (Gleeson CJ) ('Electrolux'); CTM......
  • Outside the Text: Inside the use of Extrinsic Materials in Statutory Interpretation
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 42-2, June 2014
    • 1 June 2014
    ...241 CLR 60, 75 [41] (French CJ, Gummow, Hayne, Heydon, Crennan, Kiefel and Bell JJ) and Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc v City of Swan (2010) 240 CLR 509, 526 [49] (French CJ, Gummow, Hayne and Kiefel JJ) and 535 [72] where Heydon J stated that ‘there can be few cases in which extrinsic materi......
  • Statutory Misinterpretation: Rash Holding in Brash Holdings
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 45-2, June 2017
    • 1 June 2017
    ...(Campbell JA). 148 (2008) 234 CLR 151, 171–2 [42] (citations omitted) (emphasis added). 149 Lehman Bros Holdings Inc v City of Swan (2010) 240 CLR 509, 523 [38] (French CJ, Gummow, Hayne and Kiefel JJ). 150 (2011) 82 NSWLR 336. 151 Ibid 344 [31]. 152 Ibid 346–7 [48]. 2017 Statutory Misinter......

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